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By CAFA Law Blog
A question arose before the Eleventh Circuit if a probation company is a government entity so that it could not assert federal jurisdiction under CAFA.
By Camille R. Bryant
The plaintiffs brought this class action in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Gloucester County, alleging that huge quantities of toxic, dangerous, and ultra-hazardous substances were released when defendants bridge collapsed and train derailed.
By CAFA Law Blog
Plaintiffs, a group of mechanics, filed a putative wage-and-hour class action in the Superior Court of California, San Diego County.
By CAFA Law Blog
In this case, the parties disputed which legal standard governed the amount in controversy determination.
By CAFA Law Blog
The Northern District of Florida determined whether the Supreme Court rendered invalid the District Courtís decision in Lowdermilk v. U.S. Bank National Association.
By CAFA Law Blog
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri held that it had jurisdiction to reopen the case for the limited purpose of staying the remand order.
By CAFA Law Blog
The Western District of Washington held that a Supreme Court opinion in a separate case does not reset the 30-day removal window under 28 U.S.C. ß 1446(b)(3).
By CAFA Law Blog
The District of Missouri held that Congress chose to treat limited a limited liability company like a corporation for purposes of determining citizenship under CAFA.
By CAFA Law Blog
The U.S. District Court of Kansas has held that reference to factual allegations or evidence outside of the complaint and notice of removal is not permitted to determine the amount in controversy.
By CAFA Law Blog
The plaintiffs sued defendants alleging that the residue used to fill in residential and commercial areas exposed the class members to hazardous materials.
By CAFA Law Blog
The plaintiff brought an action under the TCPA on behalf of a class of persons who received automated telephone calls to their cellular phone numbers.
By CAFA Law Blog
The District Court held that the Supreme Courtís recent opinion in "Standard Fire Insurance Co. v. Knowles" is not an "other paper".
By CAFA Law Blog
The Third Circuit held that CAFAís phrase "an event or occurrence" is not limited to something that happened at a particular moment in time.
By CAFA Law Blog
The Northern District of California remanded an action for failure to establish minimal diversity.
By CAFA Law Blog
The plaintiff, truck driver, brought a wage and hour action in violation of California Labor Code, and Industrial Welfare Commission Wage Orders.